Geology Rocks!: Explore Ores, 1st Edition

  • Christine Petersen
  • Published By: Checkerboard Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532177585
  • ISBN-13: 9781532177583
  • DDC: 553
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book introduces readers to what ores are, minerals that can be mined for profit. Learn about prospecting, exploration, aboveground and underground mining, extracting metals from ores, and the importance of protecting the environment. A geology-themed project provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, map, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Sutter’s Mill.
2: A Special Recipe.
3: Mineral Building Blocks.
4: Making Minerals.
5: Amazing Metals.
6: Classifying Ores.
7: Let’s Explore!.
8: In the Pit.
9: Digging Deep.
10: Ores in Our Lives.
Saying It.
Online Resources.